What is Hypnosis?

Whenever we use our imaginations, remembering past events or creating things in the back of our minds we fall into a trance. Hypnotherapists and Hypnotists use these natural trance states as a gate way to the emotional, subconscious mind to help their clients elicit desired changes. Hypnosis is the bypass of the conscious, critical mind to establish selective thinking and the unquestionable acceptance of suggestion.

What can hypnotherapy help with?

Hypnotherapy can help with any unproductive thought pattern or process that is affecting the person in a negative way. Hypnotherapy can remove anxiety, prevent panic attacks, re-process trauma, change bad habits and take away negative beliefs.

Can anyone be hypnotised?

Anyone who wants to be hypnotised, can concentrate and can be communicated with can be hypnotised. Everyone is born with the natural ability to enter a hypnotic trance. All hypnosis is in fact, self hypnosis. Think of your Hypnotist as a guide who shows you how to enter hypnosis rather than someone who is putting you there.

How effective is hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is an extremely effective therapy for change work. Emotional issues are generated within the subconscious mind and can only be reached through hypnosis. Talk therapies are ineffective in many cases because they work with the logical mind. The logical mind has little Influence on deep set emotional issues like fears, phobias, PTSD, OCD, anxiety etc. Important early childhood memories essential for healing are also inaccessible through talk therapies. Because hypnotherapy deals directly with emotions there is no guess work, making it accurate and fast.

What does hypnosis feel like?

Interpretations vary, but one thing that needs to be cleared up is that “hypnosis is not sleep”. With Norwich Hypnotherapy Services you will be involved in everything that we do together and come back remembering everything that happened. Hypnosis is a very pleasant experience where your mind is completely focused on the hypnotist’s voice. Once people experience hypnosis they usually can’t wait for the next session because hypnosis introduces them to a level of relaxation they have never thought possible.

Can a Hypnotherapist make me do things that I don’t want to do?

You can reject any suggestion a hypnotist gives you if it goes against your deep moral beliefs. The biggest worry people express about hypnosis is the fear of being controlled. All hypnosis is self hypnosis so you can choose to reject any given suggestions? Norwich Hypnotherapy Services is here to help you re-process your past so that you can move on to a brighter future. We won’t give you suggestions you don’t like! Hypnosis teaches you to have more control over your mind, not less.

Can hypnotherapy cause me any harm?

A Hypnotherapists intentions are to take away fears, phobias, anxieties, past traumas and negative or unrealistic views of themselves. Hypnotherapy is there to give you confidence, direction and long lasting happiness. Causing harm is the last thing on any hypnotherapists mind so it’s very unlikely to happen.

How many sessions of hypnotherapy will I need?

It really depends on your issue as to how many sessions of hypnotherapy you may need. Removing a fear of insects usually only takes one or two sessions but for long term anxiety based issues and panic attacks its usually about four sessions. The average is between Two and four sessions with psychosomatic chronic pain taking about six sessions.

What results can I expect at the end of my time with you?

When you leave me I would expect you to be in a position where you are getting on with your life without crippling anxiety and panic attacks. I would expect you to be free from any baggage from your past and be able to look for the good in yourself, life and others. I would also expect you to have the confidence to deal with any slings and arrows fired at you in the future comforted by the knowledge that I’m here to help should you need any.

How is Norwich Hypnotherapy Services different from other hypnotists and hypnotherapists practice’s?

I don’t use stage hypnotist tricks and make promises of single session quick fixes. I don’t use unimaginative scripts or over intellectualised vague language. I treat all my clients as individuals and give their issues the time and respect that they deserve. My sessions are approximately 2 hours long and I allocate a morning, afternoon or evening for each session so there is never a rush. I don’t care what your problem is you will always get 100% of my attention. My only aim is to help you change your unproductive beliefs so that you can go and live the life you deserve to live.